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Join us for our inaugural Women in Law Leadership Summit. The LEAD Summit will bring together UCLA Law’s community of alumnae and students to share insights on advancing the profession, promoting equity, and achieving excellence. The day-long event will feature dynamic speakers and smaller roundtables on topics ranging from leadership styles to rainmaking to career pathways, all with a focus on expanding impact. Featured speakers include:

  • California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye
  • Alexis Herman, former U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Sallie Krawcheck, owner, Ellevate Network, former president of the Global Wealth & Investment Management division, Bank of America
  • Nori Gerardo Lietz ’82, real estate investment management; lecturer at Harvard and Stanford business schools
  • Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


  • Nancy Abell ’79, partner at Paul Hastings
  • Margarita Paláu Hernández ’85, Principal and Founding Partner of Hernández Ventures
  • Cara Horowitz ’01, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Co-Executive Director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law

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